Upgrades to lower operating costs and enhance energy management
July 18, 2016
Honeywell and the U.S. Army have announced a $29 million modernization project at Tobyhanna Army Depot in Pennsylvania. The project will provide critical facility upgrades that are expected to lower the army depot’s annual energy consumption by more than 20 percent and water consumption by more than 8 percent.
Project funded through an energy savings performance contract
July 4, 2016
Siemens has been awarded a $38.6 million contract by the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BoP) to implement a comprehensive set of energy and water conservation measures at two correctional facilities in eastern Kentucky that are expected to save the federal government and taxpayers $2.5 million annually.
Energy efficiency initiatives to help schools achieve high-quality learning environment
June 6, 2016
Ameresco Inc. and the Kentucky School District announced they are partnering on a comprehensive $2.9 million guaranteed energy savings contract (GESC) to improve Wolfe County Schools (WCS) facilities and increase operational efficiency.
New technology to protect property and conserve and enhance how we use water
June 3, 2016
Uponor Corp. has announced the formation of Phyn, a new partnership with Belkin International. According to the companies, Phyn will create an intelligent water solution that protects homes and businesses from leak damage, enables mindful conservation, and enhances water usage with automated and anticipatory controls.
Office tower One Orlando Centre is expected to save nearly 18 percent in energy costs
March 17, 2016
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has recognized the city of Orlando, Florida, and Parkway Properties for their leadership in improving energy efficiency across a combined 20 million square feet of building space by 20 percent within 10 years.
Cost savings remain No. 1 driver of energy decisions, but professionals are looking to new alternatives
January 11, 2016
Ecova, an energy and sustainability management company, has released a new report, 2016 Energy and Sustainability Predictions: Findings from Leading Professionals, that provides the results of its third annual survey.
HVAC contractor is the first recipient of the Above and Beyond Award
December 17, 2015
The Home Energy Renovation Opportunity (HERO) program administered by San Diego-based Renovate America has launched a new award for contractors who work with the program to install energy efficiency, renewable energy, and water-conserving technology in homes.
The efficiency program will expand into new states in 2016
November 27, 2015
Renovate America, a provider of residential Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing, announced it has topped the $1 billion mark in energy and water conservation home improvements financed since the inception of its Home Energy Renovation Opportunity (HERO) Program in 2011.
School has received 24 awards in the 11 years the statewide competition has been held
August 17, 2015
California Polytechnic State University has been honored with state awards for efforts to conserve energy and water. The university received two sustainability best practice plaques at the 2015 California Higher Education Sustainability Conference in San Francisco.